{{ Tea cups }}

If you’ve ever been to a thrift store you’ve seen quite a lot of teacups, but we can’t possibly drink from them all.  Here are some cute alternatives to tea. 

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LIGHTING

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http://prsarahevans.com/fashionable-household-products-to-exclusive-lighting-fixtures-ideas/teacup-turned-pendant-light/

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http://makezine.com/author/enderbynest/

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http://dishfunctionaldesigns.blogspot.com/2013_05_01_archive.html

CANDLES

candle

http://www.georgicapond.com.au/p/candle-craft-project.html

Wax http://www.yaley.com/

SERVING

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http://www.houzz.com/photos/818499/Custom-Three-Tier-Tea-And-Cupcake-Stand-By-HIGH-TEA-for-Alice-eclectic-serveware-

PLANTER

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http://www.pinterest.com

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http://earth911.com/food/diy-herb-garden-ideas/

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http://www.architectureartdesigns.com/40-ideas-of-how-to-reuse-tea-cup-artistically/

BIRD FEEDER

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http://animals.desktopnexus.com/wallpaper/637902/

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http://www.architectureartdesigns.com/40-ideas-of-how-to-reuse-tea-cup-artistically/

PIN CUSHION

PC

http://www.pinterest.com

& More http://www.architectureartdesigns.com/40-ideas-of-how-to-reuse-tea-cup-artistically/

{{ Glass Jars }}

Glass jars are something that we come across all the time (Spaghetti sauce, pickles, etc.).  On top of that, some recycle pickups don’t take glass.  These are great ways to reuse those jars.

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LIGHTING

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http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/ImageArchives?oid=4004162&by=3609896

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http://www.curbly.com/

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http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/gadgets/make-solar-night-light-mason-jar/#slide-top

USE FOR STORAGE of nuts, bolts, etc. or Keep on desk for storing paper clips, rubber bands, etc.

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http://www.livesimplybyannie.com/

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http://www.pinterest.com

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http://www.marthastewart.com

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http://www.livesimplybyannie.com/

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(uber awesome blog btw)

http://iheartorganizing.blogspot.com/2013/03/reader-space-home-office-month-round-up.html

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http://www.kreativejewels.com/my_weblog/2012/02/creatice-chat-ribbon.html

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http://iheartorganizing.blogspot.com/2012/06/reader-space-creative-craft-room.html

DISPENSE HAND SOAP

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http://heatherbullard.com/

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http://theredchairblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/simple-spruce-ups-diy-dispensers-from.html

PLANTS OR SEEDS

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http://mistyhorizon2003.hubpages.com/hub/Fun-Classroom-Activities-to-Interest-Children-in-Plants

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http://earlylearning.momtrusted.com/2013/04/grow-onions-in-10-days-great-growing-project-for-young-kids/

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http://brittanyanddylan.blogspot.com/2011/11/weekend-project-1-terrariums-for.html

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http://www.pinterest.com

CANDLES

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http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com/search/label/tutorials ,

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http://putitinajar.com/2013/09/30/diy-mason-jar-wax-candles/

FILL WITH A GIFT

http://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=gift%20in%20jar

SEASONING, DRY GOODS, LEFTOVERS, & SWEETS

(Use spaghetti jars to can tomatoes and other vegetables. The standard canning lids and rings fit perfectly.)

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https://brightnest.com/posts/2×4-four-diy-storage-ideas

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http://www.pinterest.com

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http://sweetpaul.typepad.com/my_weblog/2012/02/cr-1.html

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http://www.pinterest.com

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http://www.themakeyourownzone.com/2012/03/did-you-know-parmesan-lids-fit-on-canning-jars.html

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http://www.anthropologie.com/

DRINKS

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http://andeverythingsweet.blogspot.com/search/label/Bird%20Baby%20Shower

VASES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (sorry got excited)

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http://diaryofamodhousewife.blogspot.it/2012/04/pretty-painted-jars.html

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http://www.duitang.com/people/mblog/30761635/detail/

STORE YOUR RAZOR (in a small, covered jar immersed in alcohol to prevent oxidization of the blade. It will stay sharp longer.)

MAKE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS  (for your children by placing a few dried beans, pasta, rice, coins, etc.)

DECORATING IDEAS for vases, storage, gifts, etc:

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http://fancythatdesignhouse.com/colored-tinted-glass-jars/

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http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/glass-painting-ideas/

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http://www.welke.nl/photo/syp/leuk-maak-je-makkelijk-zelf.1372341024 (dutch)

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http://www.brit.co/the-most-unexpected-way-to-rock-a-pair-of-fishnets/

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http://kraftinmommy.blogspot.com/2012/05/lego-head-baby-food-jars.html

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http://www.pinterest.com

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http://www.pinterest.com

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www.apartmenttherapy.com

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http://petit-jardin-secret.tumblr.com/post/17383206336/source-http-simplytoshare-canalblog-com

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http://www.etsy.com/transaction/27993482

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http://judymorrisart.com/crochet/